When and how can I apply for a Hoas apartment?

You can submit your application right after the application period start date: for autumn 1st of April and for spring 1st of October (12:00 at noon) by filling in Hoas furnished apartment application.

You can apply for a furnished apartment even before your studies in Finland are confirmed.

  • For example if you need an apartment starting from 1st of September, the earliest you can submit your application is 1st of April of the same year.  

You can apply for an apartment by filling in the application on our website after we start accepting applications. If you have problems sending your application, check that you have entered all the required information correctly.

Note: Students of University of Helsinki, please see instructions how to apply.

How many applications can I have pending at the same time?

An applicant can only have one active application for a furnished apartment.

You may choose and apply for several apartment types with your furnished apartment application. If you wish to apply for several different apartment types, please enter the chosen housing types in the field reserved for additional information, listing them in order of priority. Applicants are primarily offered the apartment type they have applied for.

If you submit a new application, with an existing application already pending, it will automatically be rejected.